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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Pi Day Math Centers Elementary

Do you want to engage your students with Math Centers?

Ready to celebrate Pi Day?

Pi Day Math Centers 

These Pi Day activities are intended to help students understand Pi in its relation to the world and mathematics. Students will rotate through the six different Pi Day math centers (stations) to learn the history of Pi, add and subtract fractions of pie, the formulas associated with Pi for circumference, and other key Pi concepts. Math centers are a great way for students to independently work and learn all about Pi day. 

Math Centers include: 

1. Vocabulary
2. Practice with Adding Pie Fractions with Like and Unlike Denominators
3. Practice with Subtracting Pie Fractions with Like and Unlike Denominators
4. Using measurement to find the circumference with Pi
5. History of Pi 
6. Word Problems of Adding and Subtracting Fractions
7. Technology or Pie Eating Station (OPTIONAL)

Students favorite math center activity of course is the pie eating station. If only they could eat pie every day! Make it a memorable day and have students bring in cookies, pies, or any round dessert to share. 

 -BONUS "Pi Eating" Station Table Tent included!

-Student Station Guide or Student Mini Book of Pi helps students record their answers from each Math center


Remember to keep it light and fun! Pi day math centers will keep your day organized and fun. It will be a math day your students will remember how much fun they had with their teacher and classmates, also eating all that pie!

Happy Teaching!